We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Jesse McCartney, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the “Beautiful Soul” singer that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Eight: He Is the Voice in Several Video Games. If you own any of the Kingdom Hearts series of video games, then chances are you’ve heard McCartney’s voice.
Number Seven: He Did a Duet With Anne Hathaway. Yes, seriously! The two did a duet in 2004, titled “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.” The duet was featured on the soundtrack for Ella Enchanted.
Number Six: He Was a Chipmunk. We already mentioned that McCartney’s voice is featured in several video games, but it has been featured in films as well. Specifically, you can hear McCartney as the voice of Theodore in 2007’s Alvin and the Chipmunks, 2009’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, 2011’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, and 2015’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.
Number Five: He Has a Fragrance. In 2011, McCartney released a women’s fragrance called Wanted By Jesse.
Number Four: He Is Inspired by Elvis. McCartney revealed in an interview that the musician who inspired him most in terms of music is Elvis Presley. He said it was the very first album he ever pulled out of his parents’ record collection, and he was the first white guy he ever heard singing soul music.
Number Three: He Wants to Work With Stevie Wonder. When asked who his dream artist to work with would be, McCartney revealed that he wants to work with Stevie Wonder! And who can blame him?
Number Two: He Likes Sushi. McCartney revealed in an interview that he enjoys big sushi dinners on the weekends. He says he likes to drink sake and wine with his sushi as well.
Number One: He Is Philanthropic. After 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 Asian Tsunami, McCartney participated in a charity single called “Come Together Now” to benefit the causes. He has also donated other proceeds to disaster relief and advocated for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.